Sunday 5 January 2020

AAA Cards Game #156 - Sketch + optional twist Winter Birthday

It's time for the first 2020 challenge at AAA Cards.


As Craftyscrappers is our sponsor for this challenge I used stamps from one of their digi sets. I didn't go with the optional twist but opted for a more general card that could be used for many occasions.

I added the horizontal strip in photoshop and then added the merboy, fish and greeting from the digi set. Once printed I added colour using Copic pens. For the tail I used the dotted technique that I learnt about on a Copic course. Thought it looked a bit like fish scales.

I used the Beach Waves stencil from A Colorful Life on top of the horizontal strip. I think it gives movement to the card.

Stamps: Craftyscrappers, Waving Hello
Stencil: A Colorful Life, Beach Waves
Ink: Memento, Summer sky
Pens: Copic, E0000, E31, E51, E55, E57, R20, W0, W1, YG11, YG17, BG11, BG15, BG32, BG34

The rest of the AAA Cards DT have made some beautiful cards using the sketch to encourage you to play along and we also have the most amazing Guest Designer, Milka, for this first challenge of the year. I really encourage you to go take a look. You'll find it all HERE.

Huge thanks for finding the time to visit my blog today, I really appreciate it.

And keep crafting in 2020!

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  1. Great take on the sketch, love the little accent fishes. Happy Birthday!

  2. Such a sweet take on the sketch, Jane - beautifully coloured! Happy Birthday!

  3. That mermaids tail popping out of the water...too cute!

  4. What a sweet way to use the sketch! Jo x


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